Definition of red–tailed hawk
: a widely distributed chiefly rodent-eating New World hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) that is usually mottled dusky above and white streaked dusky and tinged with buff below and has a rather short typically reddish tail —called also redtail
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RED–TAILED HAWK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of red–tailed hawk for English Language Learners
: a type of American hawk that has a reddish tail
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